YMCA of Orange: An Interview with Jimmy Ozaeta, CEO

The YMCA of Orange, the longest tenured non-profit in the city of Orange, established 1922, has impacted hundreds of thousands of youth and families. For over 90 years, the YMCA of Orange has served a unique role in Orange, Anaheim Hills, Villa Park, and surrounding communities. Focusing on enhancing the quality of life in the […]

Winter Fest Transforms OC Fair & Event Center into Southern California’s Ultimate Winter Experience

Winter Fest at the OC Fair & Event Center is Southern California’s largest winter experience. Features include ice tubing, a two million light walk-through show, ice skating, Snow Play with real snow blown in daily, nightly Christmas tree lighting ceremony, carnival rides, festive entertainment, seasonal eateries, visits with Santa and so much more. “From high-speed […]

Sugar: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

You wake up. You’re in a hurry to get out the door so you decide to microwave one of those Quaker Instant Oatmeal Maple and Brown Sugar packets (with water) for breakfast. \You’ve checked the Nutrition Facts on the box…12 grams of sugar. You’re willing to live with starting your day off with that amount […]

Putting Your Best Foot Forward With One of The Region’s Most Respected Podiatrists

How often do you think of your feet? Unless you have ugly toenails or acute pain, you probably don’t pay them much mind. They just get you around, right? But they’re not just for walking – if you think about it, your feet are your body’s foundation. When you experience pain in your lower back, […]

Precision Focused Biopsies. A New Way to See If You Have Prostate Cancer

I’ve been a practicing urologist for just over 30 years. I have always stressed the importance of annual prostate screening because early diagnosis saves lives.  While some feel that delaying the diagnosis or treatment of prostate cancer is justified, rising death rates from prostate cancer show that this approach is ill advised.  Prostate cancer is […]

Paris in a Cup Tea Salon and Boutique

Cheryl Turner, owner of Paris in a Cup, shares her personal vision and inspiration behind her immensely popular tea salon and boutique based in historic Old Town Orange … in her own words and just in time for the holidays. Visitors to my Tea Salon frequently ask me why I chose a French theme for […]


Pacific Symphony Pops THE TEN TENORS Friday–Saturday, Dec. 16–17, 8 p.m. “Home for the Holidays” is a magical experience for the whole family that will dazzle, delight and captivate audiences. Join Australia’s rockstars of the opera as they amaze and enthrall with their unique selection of traditional and contemporary seasonal favorites. With soaring versions of […]

Real Estate Spotlight. Sheri Normandin of Berkshire Hathaway

According to a recent LA Times article, “the Southern California housing market is red-hot again.” 2015 was the second-busiest year since the 2008 recession, and experts are calling for 2016 to be the year that the peak returns to Orange County. With so much hype in the forecast, it can be difficult for both buyers […]

Monster Jam Returns To Orange County!

Celebrating 25 years of car-crushing, dirt-flying action, the infamous 2,000 horsepower engines are revving up again and ready to roar full throttle back into SoCal as Monster Jam®, the most adrenaline charged motorsports experience for families on the planet, returns to Anaheim in 2017 with more action and more trucks than ever before for fans, […]

HB Pier Snowflake Lighting Ceremony and Main Street Holiday Parade to Benefit At-Risk Youth

To kick off the holiday season, thousands of community members will countdown to the Huntington Beach giant snowflake lighting during the 20th annual “Light a Light of Love” holiday celebration and fundraiser to benefit nonprofit Community Service Programs (CSP) Huntington Beach Youth Shelter, a “safe haven” for homeless, runaway, abused and at-risk youth. The festivities, […]